Rep. Vicki Kraft's Email Updates


Although the Legislature adjourned on March 8, I work for you throughout the year. Recently, I sent out an after-session legislative review to citizens throughout the 17th District. There is also...

May 11, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The scheduled 60-day legislative session ended on March 8. For the first time since 2014, we adjourned on schedule. In this email update, I will be sharing...

March 29, 2018

It's that time of year again, and I'm not referring to the snowfall or the fact that March is right around the corner. In Olympia, it's practically become an annual tradition...

Feb. 26, 2018

When I came to Olympia, I made a promise to promote and sponsor legislation that brings a higher level of accountability to state government. Accountability and fiscal responsibility need to be...

Feb. 8, 2018

After several months of tough negotiations, lawmakers approved the state’s two-year construction budget. As you know, the capital budget provides funding for infrastructure needs across Washington State, including the 17th District.

Jan. 22, 2018

Lawmakers from all over the state returned to the Capital this week to begin work. The session officially began at noon Monday, Jan. 8. In even-numbered years, session is 60-days, including...

Jan. 11, 2018

To give something up, or go without, is not something most of us do on a daily basis. But for service men and women, sacrifice is not just a word, it's...

Nov. 9, 2017

Although the state's capital budget hasn't been fully approved by the Legislature, I remain optimistic it will be passed. For now, I believe it's important to provide information to community organization...

Oct. 5, 2017

Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, cordially invites you to attend a Capital Budget Grant Workshop. The event is being organized in order to assist local and non-profit organizations in identifying and applying...

Sept. 14, 2017

At the conclusion of the longest legislative session in state history, 193-days, the Legislature was able to agree on education funding policy changes that will provide more than $7.3 billion to...

Aug. 2, 2017